Rhone Group – Preqin:Most Consistent Performing Private Equity Fund Managers in 2014

Rhone Group

Rhone Group



Rhone Group – Preqin Announces the Most Consistent Performing Private Equity Fund Managers in 2014

Now this should help me a lot as Robert is the Managing Director of Rhone. – CA

Extract: Key Findings:
  • Four buyout managers achieved the best possible score of 1.00: Altor, based in Sweden, and Rhone Capital, Trilantic Capital Partners and Wynnchurch Capital Partners, all of which are based in the US. Rhone Capital and Trilantic Capital Partners are new entries to the league table this year.
  •  Five venture capital fund managers have achieved the best score of 1.00: Pittsford Ventures Management, Sequoia Capital, Benchmark Capital, OrbiMed Advisors and Union Square Ventures, all of which are headquartered in the US. Union Square Ventures is a new entry in 2014.
  • Only one fund of funds manager has achieved the best average score of 1.00 in 2014: Nordea Private Equity based in Denmark. The manager is advised by North Sea Capital Copenhagen.
Link to PDF: https://www.preqin.com/docs/press/Consistent-PE-14.pdf

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Rhone Group – a global private equity firm

Rhone Group

Rhone Group is a global private equity firm

Rhone Origins

Rhone was established in 1996. It is a global private equity firm with more than €3 billion under management. Rhone focus on private equity investments in market leading businesses with a pan-European or transatlantic presence and expansion prospects.


Rhone’s investment philosophy includes the development of strong, strategic partnerships with the companies in which it invests. Rhonee has offices in London and New York and currently holds investments in a diversified portfolio of companies, including investments in the following:
  • Consumer
  • Chemical
  • Energy
  • Industrial
  • Materials
  • Mining
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Financial
  • Shipping
The company is a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Registered Investment Advisor. Investors include government and private sector pension and retirement funds, charitable foundations, university endowments, insurance companies, family savings and sovereign wealth funds. Focusing primarily on investments in European and trans-Atlantic companies.


In 2011, Rhone Group moved from their Knightsbridge office to Mayfair’s 40 Bruton Street, signing a 10-year lease for the top 3 floors covering 8,000 square feet, at £105 per sq ft. This marked the highest rent achieved in the West End.


Extract taken from the Wall Street Journal

Private-equity firm Rhone Group is nearing a deal to buy packaging manufacturer Ranpak Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. The deal will value Ranpak at roughly $900 million, including debt, and could be announced in coming days, one of the people said. Ranpak, based in Concord Township, Ohio, traces its roots to 1972, and manufactures paper-based packaging for more than 25,000 companies in the electronics, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries, among others. The company in May completed the acquisition of Geami Ltd., a smaller rival that makes a paper-based alternative to materials like bubble wrap.   Links:
  1. http://www.rhonegroup.com/
  2. http://robertagostinelli.wordpress.com
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rh%C3%B4ne_Group
  4. https://www.linkedin.com/company/rhone-group
  5. http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=1920714

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